Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Archives. Smithsonian Photographic Services
Administrative Records, 1927, 1957-2002, 2008
The Smithsonian Institution Archives, Smithsonian Photographic Services (SPS) provides electronic imaging, photography and printing services to advance the Smithsonian Institution's research, education and public services. To achieve this goal SPS conducts original studio and field photography to support exhibitions, publications, and publicity, as well as collection management and event documentation; distributes photographic images to the news media and the general public; and maintains archival storage of its photographic collections.
This accession consists of a variety of administrative records related to the operations and functions of SPS and includes records from when the office was known as the Office of Printing and Photographic Services (OPPS); the Office of Imaging, Printing, and Photographic Services (OIPPS); the Office of Imaging and Photographic Services (OIPS); and the Smithsonian Photographic Services (SPS). Staff represented includes James H. Wallace, Donna M. Greene, and John Jones. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, workshop materials, negative and slide number lists, cold storage surveys, organizational charts, user reports, collection policy studies, website records, and a black-and-white photograph. Some materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Wallace, Jim (James H.)
- Greene, Donna M.
- Jones, John
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Imaging, Printing, and Photographic Services
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
- Smithsonian Institution. Office of Imaging and Photographic Services
- Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Photographic Services
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-257, Smithsonian Institution, Archives, Smithsonian Photographic Services, Administrative Records